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Langley Abbey Remains

A Grade I Listed Building in Langley with Hardley, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5721 / 52°34'19"N

Longitude: 1.4854 / 1°29'7"E

OS Eastings: 636280

OS Northings: 302854

OS Grid: TG362028

Mapcode National: GBR XKX.QCS

Mapcode Global: WHMTX.SLJZ

Entry Name: Langley Abbey Remains

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050634

English Heritage Legacy ID: 226755

Location: Langley with Hardley, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR14

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Langley with Hardley

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Langley

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 30 SE
3/47 Langley Abbey Remains


Ruined remains of the abbey house of Premonstratensian Canons, founded 1195.
Remains generally Cl3 and Cl5. Flint with some limestone dressings. Abbey
church with north aisle (south aisle incorporated in cloister), transepts,
chancel with north and south chapels. Chapter house with dormitory range
east of cloister, infirmary and some remains of refectory. Of particular
note is the early C13 chapter house entrance arch, pointed with plain
chamfers and with deeply cusped inner order on moulded corbels; two plain
flanking windows with pointed heads. Remains of blank arcading in south
wall. One staged corner buttress, C15, remains of infirmary. Scheduled
Ancient Monument, County No. 150. Ref. Norfolk Archaeology vol. xxi "The
Premonstratensian Abbey of Langley, Co. Norfolk" by F.C. Elliston Erwood.

Listing NGR: TG3628002854

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